Archive - 2013
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Read One Program promotes literacy
The Decatur Daily Democrat has joined forces with the Van Wert (Ohio) Times-Bulletin and other newspapers in the region to promote the Read One program as part of National Book Month in October.
Sailors take warning. And that proved to be an accurate prediction on Sunday as a colorful sunrise was followed immediately by rain.
Photo by J Swygart
KENDALLVILLE — South Adams' Sydney Willis advanced to this Friday's state golf tournament at the Legends Golf Club in Franklin with the third place finish at East Noble's regionals over the weekend.
Participating with the SA sophomore at Noble Hawk Golf Course was the entire Bellmont team after qualifying for regionals with a second place finish in the Norwell sectional. The Squaws finished 10th place with a team score of 362 missing the cut for state as a team.
MONROE — With both teams coming off of two-game losing streaks in ACAC play last week, it was the Adams Central defense that closed the door on South Adams Friday night late at the Hangar as the Jets came away with a 32-22 win coming from behind after a halftime deficit.
Tonight's webcast will be of the Adams Central Jets hosting the South Adams Starfires in Monroe. The gamecast will begin with the pre-game at about 6:40 p.m. with kick-off slated for 7 p.m. To view the game, click on the link below. Once on Livestream, log in with a username and password and enjoy the free service.
Eltalka Rose "Dollie" Bentz, 89, Decatur, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born in Adams County on Oct. 19, 1923, to the late James C. and Ada (Death) Everett Sr. She married Leo G. Bentz on July 29, 1950; he preceded her in death on June 19, 2001.
Dollie was a member of St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Rosary Society. She was a homemaker and also worked for GE of Decatur. She was active volunteer at Woodcrest.
Florence A. Engle, 98, Decatur, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Ann (Horner) Kahlert, 81, Berne, passed away peacefully at her home on Sept. 25, 2013.
She was born to the late Klemens and Katharina (Flink) Horner on Nov. 11, 1931, in Katharinental, Ukraine. Before her marriage in 1959 to Josef N. Kahlert, she held a position in Stuttgart, Germany. After arriving in the United States on Sept. 25, 1955, she was the assistant koechin at the St. Alexius Hospital in Bismark, N.D.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The job market is sending signs that it may be strengthening.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits has sunk to its lowest point in six years because few companies are laying anyone off anymore.
A survey of service companies found that they added jobs last month at their fastest pace in six months.
And more small businesses say they plan to hire than at any point since the recession began.